Suzanne Conklin Akbari, widely recognized for her intellectual range and interdisciplinary accomplishments in the field of Medieval Studies, will join the Faculty of the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study,
As several thousand medievalists made their way by car, plain, and train to this year’s 54th International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan, many took notice, at restaurants, hotels, and other public places, of the cover of Southwest Michigan’s magazine Encore, which features Augustine Marie Reisenauer, a member of the Dominican Order.
With this gift, the University of Michigan becomes one of only two schools in the United States with an endowed professorship in medieval art.
Ayanna Thompson joins Arizona State University this semester as the new director of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
The Early Worlds Initiative—an interdisciplinary research project at the University of Rochester—aims to help faculty, researchers, students, and even the general public delve deeper into this complex and intriguing field.
Luke John Murphy tells us about The Network of Early Career Researchers in Old Norse.
A $5 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will enable UCLA to create the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture.
The story of how I made the jump from trained academic to designing coloring books
A six-week online course begins today that will teach the history of one England’s most medieval important documents.
Arizona State University is teaming up with with edX, a nonprofit, open-source education provider, to offer several massive open online courses (MOOCs), including Western Civilizations: Ancient and Medieval Europe.
For 20 students at Northern Illinois University, Game of Thrones isn’t merely the most entertaining show on television — it’s also among the most thought-provoking classes on campus this spring.
Traces of Alchemy in the Literature of the High Middle Ages: An Informal Study Retreat on the eastern Maine Coast, on May 22–25, 2015
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William Scheide has left his collection of rare books and manuscripts to Princeton University. It is believed to be worth about $300 million, making it the largest gift in the university’s history.
Digital tools, including a free, public online manuscript training course, are allowing Stanford University English professor and medieval manuscript scholar Elaine Treharne to share her expertise well beyond traditional classroom walls.
The third run of the free popular ‘England in the Time of King Richard III’ online course will be launching Monday 16 February – and will offer a fascinating insight into life during 15th century England in the build up to the reinterment of Richard III on Thursday 26 March.
The Magna Carta and its Legacy begins on Monday, January 12th and runs until February 20th.
My project is called Chaucer in Iceland and its main aim was to take the congress in Iceland as a case study for looking at the impact of Scandinavia identity on contemporary medieval studies.
Panel discussion held at the 29th International Conference on Medievalism, on October 24, 2014
This month sees the launch of a new society promoting interest in the Battle of Bosworth, the last major battle of the Wars of the Roses.
Examining the Middle Ages through modern eyes: movies, TV, stage, tourism and books. How do we perform the Middle Ages?
Robin Fleming, one of America’s leading early medieval historians, has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, the so-called ‘Genius Grant’.
The University of Leicester and FutureLearn are teaming up to offer a six-week online course that will examine King Richard III and his era. The massive open online course, which is freely open to anyone interested in the topic, begins on November 25th.